Continuing in our effort to place fellow PowerCLI users in front of the masses, to enable our PowerCLI users even more, I am pleased to introduce Steven Kang! Continue reading
In Get-View Part 1: Introduction I introduced the advanced feature Get-View and a little bit about what it does. In Get-View Part 2: Views and Extension Data I talked about how we can interact with the data found in Get-View and the ways we can grab that information. In Part 3, we discuss performance and speed…
vCenter logs are one thing we all end up dealing with at one point or another. Knowing where to go to view the logs is part of the hassle, but what if it didn’t have to be? at least for some of the logs…
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Ok, in today’s world, let’s be honest. Everything is pretty much global… What I wanted to point out were some fantastic datapoints I received from a vExpert gift we sent out a few weeks ago.
Recently, we had a signup for all of our VMware vExperts
In Get-View Part 1: Introduction I introduced the advanced feature Get-View and a little bit about what it does. Before getting into the views and extension data topic I wanted to add a few thoughts as a segway into this post.
I’ve had several people ask to understand more about Get-View. I will be doing several blog posts on this topic to hopefully help educate on what Get-View is and why it’s useful.
- Part 1: Introduction
- Part 2: Extension Data
- Part 3: Performance Impact
***Note: Get-view is a more advanced feature of PowerCLI. Administrators are able to fully utilize the benefits of PowerCLI without needing to learn Get-View. However, Get-view opens the door for even more flexibility and power in controlling your virtual environment.
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What are tags?
For those of you just starting with tags, tags are a relatively new function to allow users to add metadata to objects allowing those objects to be categorized. This means that by adding tags, objects in your virtual environment can be more sortable/searchable.
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PowerCLI 5.8 release 1 has now been out for two weeks and some people are already noticing a difference in the startup speed of this latest release. What has happened? What has changed? well, we’ll get to that, just note that the first command run in a PowerCLI session prior to version 5.8 would take roughly 24 seconds to complete. Now, it takes 1 second. *Applause to the PowerCLI team!*
Ok ok, enough applause let’s get down into the nitty gritty and what was happening. Continue reading
I am pleased to announce that vSphere PowerCLI 5.8 R1 is now Generally Available to the public. With this comes new features and extensibility into Storage policy based management, Easily deploy OVF/OVA files with new configuration options, Support for newer versions of vCloud Director (vCD), vCloud Air, Site Recovery Manager (SRM), and more!
Below is an overview of the updates that you can find within this latest release.
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Another month has come and gone and it’s due time that I post this months script spotlights. There are three scripts that I am excited to highlight this month. So let’s get down to business. Continue reading